Science education poll -- Important issue.

Methods and means of supporting critical thinking in education

Who rocks a bowtie better?

Tyson
7
70%
Nye
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30%
 
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Science education poll -- Important issue.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:45 am

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Post by ElectricMonk » Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:24 pm

Those how can research, should research.
Those who can teach, should teach.

I've seen it many times that research institutes waste the brilliance of some of their best researcher on communicating science to attract funds and students.

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Post by Gord » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:08 am

Nye is the master of the bow tie. Tyson is merely the learner.
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Post by TJrandom » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:04 am

Who is Nye Tyson?

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Post by Gord » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:03 am

He's the guy right next to Tyson.
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Post by TJrandom » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:45 am

I thought Tyson was a ham... :?

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Post by Poodle » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:04 am

Hell of a fighter in his day.

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Post by landrew » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:05 pm

He's now Bill Nye the old guy.
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Post by landrew » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:08 pm

Tyson gets my vote because he recognizes the lunacy of human settlement on Mars.
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/neil-de ... e-universe
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Post by scrmbldggs » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:43 pm

What had the Vulcan to say on that subject? :nose:
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Re: Science education poll -- Important issue.

Post by Gord » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:19 pm

landrew wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:08 pm
Tyson gets my vote because he recognizes the lunacy of human settlement on Mars.
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/neil-de ... e-universe
What's that got to do with wearing a bow tie? :befuddled:
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Re: Science education poll -- Important issue.

Post by landrew » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:15 pm

Gord wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:19 pm
landrew wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:08 pm
Tyson gets my vote because he recognizes the lunacy of human settlement on Mars.
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/neil-de ... e-universe
What's that got to do with wearing a bow tie? :befuddled:
Nothing, but I'm biased.
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Post by Aztexan » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:10 am

The system is rigged! Your vote doesn't count, man!
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Post by landrew » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:23 am

I hate bow ties, and I'm pissed that I have to choose one over the other.
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Post by Aztexan » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:55 am

Neil and Bill. That sounds like American foreign policy. Or the terms of a contract between trump and a hooker.
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Post by TJrandom » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:29 am

Aztexan wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:55 am
Neil and Bill. That sounds like American foreign policy. Or the terms of a contract between trump and a hooker.
Wasn`t that the terms of the contact between Monica and Bill?

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Post by Aztexan » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:22 pm

Monica was an intern so she got Billed but not paid.
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Re: Science education poll -- Important issue.

Post by TJrandom » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:57 pm

Aztexan wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:22 pm
Monica was an intern so she got Billed but not paid.
Monica was a chick intern, so she billed Bill with her bill. Bill was lucky - had she been a chimp she might have nipped Bill.

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Post by Aztexan » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:55 pm

Bill should have waded and kept his pecker in his trousers, that quack.
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Re: Science education poll -- Important issue.

Post by Wordbird » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:40 am

TJrandom wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:04 am
Who is Nye Tyson?
A supervillain. He destroyed the planet Pluto.

I like him because you don't see many amazing black supervillains.

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Post by TJrandom » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:59 am

Erm... I have never seen a supervillain, black or otherwise. Villains abound of course - in the Whitehouse, on Fox, etc.

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TJrandom wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:59 am
Erm... I have never seen a supervillain, black or otherwise. Villains abound of course - in the Whitehouse, on Fox, etc.
Tyson is a supervillain. He literally destroyed the planet Pluto.

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Wordbird wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:16 am
TJrandom wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:59 am
Erm... I have never seen a supervillain, black or otherwise. Villains abound of course - in the Whitehouse, on Fox, etc.
Tyson is a supervillain. He literally destroyed the planet Pluto.
Could be - but I have never seen him ... nor any other supervillain. Pluto was a planet? I thought Pluto was a dog. :?

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Re: Science education poll -- Important issue.

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landrew wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:08 pm
Tyson gets my vote because he recognizes the lunacy of human settlement on Mars.
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/neil-de ... e-universe
Did you read your article? It doesn't support your claim.
Wired wrote:What do you see as the most important venture in space exploration right now?

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Re: Science education poll -- Important issue.

Post by landrew » Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:25 pm

Austin Harper wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:18 pm
landrew wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:08 pm
Tyson gets my vote because he recognizes the lunacy of human settlement on Mars.
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/neil-de ... e-universe
Did you read your article? It doesn't support your claim.
Wired wrote:What do you see as the most important venture in space exploration right now?

[Tyson replies]
I like that there's a desire to want to send people to Mars. I have my scepticism about how and when that will happen, but I will not stand in their way because somebody's got to dream like that. You can live in a country where everything is stable, but if it's a place where no-one dreams about a different future, then I don't know that it's where I would want to live. I admire the people who have the tenacity to send others to Mars.
You may be right, but it seems to me he's lukewarm at best for proceeding with it whole-hog right now. He's a popular media figure, and he has to parse his opinions carefully.
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Post by TJrandom » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:38 pm

He did say 'dream'...

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Austin Harper wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:18 pm
Did you read your article? It doesn't support your claim.
Wired wrote:What do you see as the most important venture in space exploration right now?

[Tyson replies]
I like that there's a desire to want to send people to Mars. I have my scepticism about how and when that will happen, but I will not stand in their way because somebody's got to dream like that. You can live in a country where everything is stable, but if it's a place where no-one dreams about a different future, then I don't know that it's where I would want to live. I admire the people who have the tenacity to send others to Mars.
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TJrandom wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:51 am
Wordbird wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:16 am
TJrandom wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:59 am
Erm... I have never seen a supervillain, black or otherwise. Villains abound of course - in the Whitehouse, on Fox, etc.
Tyson is a supervillain. He literally destroyed the planet Pluto.
Could be - but I have never seen him ... nor any other supervillain. Pluto was a planet? I thought Pluto was a dog. :?
That dog was Mickey Mouse's livelihood, and Tyson fired him.

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Post by OlegTheBatty » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:24 am

Gord wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:53 pm
Austin Harper wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:18 pm
Did you read your article? It doesn't support your claim.
Wired wrote:What do you see as the most important venture in space exploration right now?

[Tyson replies]
I like that there's a desire to want to send people to Mars. I have my scepticism about how and when that will happen, but I will not stand in their way because somebody's got to dream like that. You can live in a country where everything is stable, but if it's a place where no-one dreams about a different future, then I don't know that it's where I would want to live. I admire the people who have the tenacity to send others to Mars.
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Post by Gord » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:26 am

OlegTheBatty wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:24 am
Gord wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:53 pm
Austin Harper wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:18 pm
Did you read your article? It doesn't support your claim.
Wired wrote:What do you see as the most important venture in space exploration right now?

[Tyson replies]
I like that there's a desire to want to send people to Mars. I have my scepticism about how and when that will happen, but I will not stand in their way because somebody's got to dream like that. You can live in a country where everything is stable, but if it's a place where no-one dreams about a different future, then I don't know that it's where I would want to live. I admire the people who have the tenacity to send others to Mars.
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Post by OlegTheBatty » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:39 pm

Gord wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:26 am
OlegTheBatty wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:24 am
Gord wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:53 pm
Austin Harper wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:18 pm
Did you read your article? It doesn't support your claim.
Wired wrote:What do you see as the most important venture in space exploration right now?

[Tyson replies]
I like that there's a desire to want to send people to Mars. I have my scepticism about how and when that will happen, but I will not stand in their way because somebody's got to dream like that. You can live in a country where everything is stable, but if it's a place where no-one dreams about a different future, then I don't know that it's where I would want to live. I admire the people who have the tenacity to send others to Mars.
no one
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